Events

 

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

Walk on Farm "Virtual" Holiday Market Fundraiser

Barrington Fine Rug Gallery a supporter of the Walk on Farm will participate in the Walk on Farm's virtual "Holiday Market" event planned for November 15-21, 2020.  Walk on Farm is a 501(c)(3) Not-for-Profit Organization providing equine assisted activities to people with physical, cognitive, social and emotional disabilities. 

Because of Covid-19, although this year's event will be "virtual", our gallery is open for clients to visit by appointment only to see the items of their interest in person before purchasing. 

 As part of our participation, we have created a special discount code which will apply to the entire collection for purchases online and at our gallery at the Ice House Mall during this period.  As part of this special sale, Barrington Fine Rug Gallery will donate a portion of sales proceeds to Walk On Farm.   Please join us to support this very important Non-for-Profit organization.   

 

Event: "Virtual" Holidays Around the World Market Fundraiser

Date: November 15-21, 2020

Location: Online and at our gallery at the Ice House Mall in Downtown Barrington

Special Discount Code: "walkon" 10% Off Applies to Purchases Online or at the Gallery During This Event

Walk on Farm is a 501(c)(3) Not-for-Profit Organization providing equine assisted activities to people with physical, cognitive, social and emotional disabilities.

Walk on Farm Holiday Market Fundraiser

Barrington Fine Rug Gallery a supporter of the Walk on Farm will have select items from our collections including Navajo rugs, Antique American Hooked rugs, Kazaks, Oushaks, and items from Antique Textiles and tapestries at the event.   We will donate a portion of sales proceeds during this event to the Walk On Farm.  

 

Event: Holidays Around the World Market Fundraiser

Date: Sunday, November 17, 2019, 1- 4 pm

Location: Barrington’s White House 

Tickets: Walk-On Farm Holiday Market Online Ticket Purchase

Walkon Farm is a 501(c)(3) Not-for-Profit Organization providing equine assisted activities to people with physical, cognitive, social and emotional disabilities. 

 

The Garlands of Barrington

 

Design, Material, and Workmanship in antique carpets from Around the World

Presentation by Barrington Fine Rug Gallery

Date: Tuesday November 5, 2019 at 3:00 PM

Location: The Garlands of Barrington

"Vintage handwoven rugs are our passion, delighting clients is our mission” 

Barrington Fine Rug Gallery has been invited to the Garlands of Barrington to Present the "Design, Material, and Workmanship in antique carpets from Around the World".   The presentation will feature the fine art of hand-woven carpets by examining the design, material, and workmanship in antique carpets.  We will share our love, knowledge, and experience of this art with the audience.

 

The program will include rugs from the major weaving centers around the world including the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Europe from the 15th to the early 20th centuries.

2019 Art in the Barn 

 

Design, Material, and Workmanship in antique carpets from Around the World

Featured Presentation by Barrington Fine Rug Gallery

Saturday & Sunday, Sept 28-29, 2019 at 2:00 PM

Location: On The Grounds Of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, Barrington

 

"Vintage handwoven rugs are our passion, delighting clients is our mission”

Barrington Fine Rug Gallery was invited as the "Featured Presenter" in the 2019 Art in the Barn, the 45th Annual Juried Fine Art Show

The presentation featured the fine art of hand-woven carpets by examining the design, material, and workmanship in antique carpets.  We were pleased to share our love, knowledge, and experience of this art with the large audience that attended the event.

The program included rugs from the major weaving centers around the world including the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Europe from the 15th to the early 20th centuries. 

2019 Barrington Art Festival

Barrington Fine Rug Gallery was pleased to support the Barrington Art Festival that took place in the Village of Barrington on Saturday and Sunday, May 25-26, 2019.  We had special exhibit of village and tribal woven rugs from around the world at our gallery in the Ice House Mall for viewing by the participants in the event. 

Exhibition Hours:
Saturday 5/25 10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday 5/26 10 AM- 5 PM
Location: Barrington Fine Rug Gallery
Ice House Mall and Village Shops, 200 Applebee Street, Suite 117, Barrington IL 60010

 

Helping Rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral

Barrington Fine Rug Gallery is pleased to announce that we are extending our “April in Paris” Sale through the end of May 2019 to generate funds for the rebuilding of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France.
Sale Date: April 15 - May 31, 2019
Sale Items:  Barrington Fine Rug Gallery’s Entire Collection of 17th – 19th Centuries French Aubusson Carpets, Tapestries, and Textiles
Offer: 25% off the entire Collection of 17th – 19th Centuries French Aubusson Carpets, Tapestries, and Textiles
Donation:  Barrington Fine Rug Gallery will donate 5% of the proceeds from the sale to the “Friends of Notre-Dame de Paris, Inc.” as part of the rebuilding of the Cathedral efforts.  The Friends of Notre-Dame is a 501c3 public charity; all gifts are tax deductible in the United States.

 

2019 Barrington High School Annual Art Exhibition

Barrington Fine Rug Gallery cordially invites you to join us for the Barrington High School Annual Art Exhibition and Retrospective in our gallery at the Ice House Mall and Village Shops. We take pride in supporting art, cultural and charitable events in the community. 

The opening reception and award ceremonies will take place at 6:00 PM on Friday, April 26, 2019.  The exhibition is open for viewing on April 26-28, 2019 at our gallery at the Ice House Mall and Village Shops.

Exhibition Hours:

Friday 4/26/2019 5:30-7:30 PM (Reception and Awards)

Saturday 4/27/2019 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Sunday 4/28/2019 Noon - 4:00 PM

Location: Ice House Mall and Village Shops

 Walk on Farm Holidays Around the World Market FundraiserBarrington Fine Rug Gallery's table at Walkon Farms "Holidays Around the World" Fundraising Event at the Barrington Whitehouse

Barrington Fine Rug Gallery a Corporate Sponsor of the Walk On Farm in Barrington is inviting you to join us for the Walk on Farm’s “Holidays Around the World Market Fundraiser” on Sunday, December 2, 2018, from 1-4 pm at the Historic Barrington’s White House in the Center of downtown Barrington.

Barrington Fine Rug Gallery will donate an item for the silent auction at the event.  In addition, we will donate a portion of sales proceeds during this event to the Walk On Farm.  This is part of Barrington Fine Rug Gallery’s continuing support of non-profit, charitable and educational organizations around Barrington and the Greater Chicago Metropolitan Region.

Date: Sunday, December 2, 2018, 1-4 PM Location: Barrington’s White House, Downtown, Barrington,IL

2018 Barrington High School Annual Art ExhibitionBarrington Fine Rug Gallery Hosting the Barrington High's Annual Art Exhibition at the Gallery

Barrington Fine Rug Gallery is very pleased to be hosting the Barrington High School Annual Art Exhibition and Retrospective in our gallery at the Ice House Mall and Village Shops. We take pride in supporting art, cultural and charitable events in the community.  The exhibition is open for viewing on April 13-15, 2018 at our gallery at the Ice House Mall and Village Shops. 

 

 

 2017 Art in the Barn

Presentation on Antique Carpet History and Fine Weaving Arts

Barrington Fine Rug Gallery is proud to be a sponsor of the “Art in the Barn” Art Festival to Raise Funds for Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, IL.

It is with extreme pleasure that Barrington Fine Rug Gallery announces its participation in the 2017 “Art in the Barn” Juried Art Show to raise funds and support Good Shepherd Hospital.  This is the 43rd annual event and it will take place on Sept 23 and 24th at the Grounds of the Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, IL.  This is a juried art show and is by invitation only.

“Art in the Barn is very pleased to welcome Barrington Fine Rug Gallery as one of the sponsors of this year’s event on September 23rd and 24th. The owner will be giving an informative talk on “antique carpet history and fine weaving art”.”

Date: September 23 and 24, 2017, 10 AM-5 PM

Location: Good Shepherd Hospital Grounds, Barrington, IL

 Barrington Area Public LibraryBarrington Fine Rug Gallery Presentation on the Art and History of Rug Weaving the Barrington Public Library

Antique Rugs History & Fine Collections

Mostafa Beik of Barrington Fine Rug Gallery will give a presentation on antique carpets. He will share his decades of experience and knowledge about the history of antique rugs and weaving techniques from around the world.

Date: July 11, 2017, 7:00 – 8:30 PM

Location: Barrington Public Library, Barrington IL

 Winnetka Public LibraryBarrington Fine Rug Gallery's Presentation on the Art of Weaving and Antique Carpets

Antique Carpet Weaving Techniques, History, and Fine Collections

Learn about the fine art of weaving antique carpets from the major weaving centers including Persia, Turkey, Caucasus, India, China, and Europe from the 15th to the early 20th centuries. Mostafa Beik, of Barrington Fine Rug Gallery, will share his knowledge, experience, and love of these beautiful pieces to expand the appreciation of fine and antique oriental carpets.

Date: June 6, 2017,  Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM

Location: Lloyd Room, Winnetka Public Library, Winnetka, IL